Things to do in Schindler's Factory
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Krakow, this factory and its history became famous worldwide thanks to Steven Spielberg’s moving film, "Schindler's List". Oskar Schindler was a German entrepreneur who was credited with saving 1,200 Jews from death by employing them in his enamelled goods factory so they could avoid horrible living conditions and ultimately death in the Nazi labour camps.
Schindler’s Factory is located 2km from the city centre and is set on the site of the former factory. The museum exhibits reconstructions of events, images, newspaper clippings, artefacts and recordings from that tragic time in history. Discover various rooms of the factory, each reconstructed to transport you back in time to help you understand what life was really like. Walk through Oskar Schindler’s former office, view some of his personal items and engage with the interactive displays to be truly immersed.
Explore the permanent exhibition, titled ‘Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945’ as it tells the story of Krakow during World War Two and its inhabitants, both Polish and Jewish. Learn about life under German rule from 1939 until it was ‘freed’ in 1945 and the imposition of Soviet communist dominance over Poland after the end of World War II.
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“Notre guide Artur était très sympathique, n'hésitant pas à compléter le visite avec des anecdotes historiques ou personnelles Très bonne expérience que nous recommandons vivement !”
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